Granton Harbour

Steam Trawler GN37

1952

Steam Trawler GN37, Drumsheugh, at Granton Harbour in 1952

   Reproduced with acknowledgement to the photographer, WAC Smith, Glasgow, and to Irwell Press, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales
This is one of the photos that appeared in 'An Illustrated History of Edinburgh's Railways' (WAC Smith + Paul Anderson.

Granton Harbour  -  Steam Trawler GN37

1952

Thank you to WAC Smith for allowing me to reproduce this photograph of the steam trawler GN37, DRUMSHEUGH, at Granton Harbour in 1952.

Around 1930

Here is another photograph of trawlers at Granton Harbour, this one taken around 1930.

Trawlers in Western Harbour, Granton

 

History of Drumsheugh

GN37

Drumsheugh is one of the many Granton trawlers that is included on Andy Hall's Granton Trawlers web site. 

The trawler did not in fact become GN37 until 1948. 

-  The trawler was launched on February 2, 1911, named 'Dane'.

-   Built by Cook, Welton & Gemmell Beverley.

-   Built for Imperial Steam Fishing Co, Hull,  H227.

-   Length 140ft, breadth 23 ft,  87HP.

-  1915-19:  Requisitioned and converted to a minesweeper.

-  1919-40:  Ownership changed several times.

-  1940-43:  Requisitioned and converted to a minesweeper.

-  1943-48:  Ownership changed several times.

-  1948-54:  Owners Drum Fishing Co, Granton, named 'Drumsheugh

-  1954:  Scrapped by Malcolm Brechin at Granton.

For further details of the trawler's history, please see this page on the Granton Trawlers web site:

Drumsheugh

 

 

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